Shoplifter Pulls Knife On Lincoln Store Employees

Shoplifter Pulls Knife On Lincoln Store Employees

Lincoln Police are looking for a shoplifter who pulled a knife on employees after being confronted.

Lincoln Police Captain Benjamin Kopsa tells KLIN News officers reported to the Russ’s Market at 1709 Washington around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

“Two employees had confronted a shoplifter just outside the store,” says Kopsa. “The suspect produced a knife and held it toward the employees and then fled on foot.”

Kopsa says the person who pulled the knife has been identified.

No one was injured in the incident.

According to Kopsa the suspect shoplifted $2.50 in packaged ham.